The National Register of Historic Places lists over 95,000 entries, from the famous (the Statue of Liberty) to the infamous (Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay) to the downright strange (a six-story elephant statue outside of Atlantic City named Lucy).... Read more

The Johnson County Park & Recreation District (JCPRD) was established in 1955 and is the only special park district in Kansas. By providing park areas and access to an array of outdoor activities, JCPRD generates numerous economic benefits within the... Read more

An anonymous two-story brick-and-stone schoolhouse in Topeka, Kansas, became the icon of the Civil Rights movement following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision that finally outlawed segregation in America's public schools. In 1993, the deteriorating... Read more

The Mahaffie Farmstead in Johnson County is the only known stagecoach stop along the Santa Fe National Historic Trail that is open to the public. Preservation of these rolling pastures and two small lakes close to the center of Olathe protected the... Read more